“Building on the great songwriting of the past, Guidi adds modern tonalities and directions that make the music seem utterly fresh and modern, while maintaining the connection to the central core of hard bop and jazz in general.” - www.jazzchicago.net
As an arranger and composer, David enjoys writing for all ensembles from band to orchestra and readily accepts commissions. Featured here, his compositions for jazz ensemble have been met with high acclaim through reviews and in numerous composition contests, including winning one of the 2005 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Composition Awards.
This page includes sound clips and score examples of various styles and experience levels. Performed by numerous high school, college and professional bands across the country, many contain written-out parts for the rhythm section and strategies for developing improvised solos. Compositions can be ordered through Walrus Music or by contacting David directly.
All compositions can be arranged for various instrumentations upon request.